asset servicing

Calastone appoints head of Brazil business

Nelson Eduardo Pinto Pereira has been named as head of Brazil for funds processing network Calastone. He will be responsible for driving growth for the...

Linedata acquires French gen AI startup

Asset management tech provider Linedata has purchased DreamQuark, a France-based provider of generative AI services. The startup’s software-as-a-service AI systems will be incorporated into Linedata’s...

ESMA outlines DLT pilot challenges

Europe’s securities regulator ESMA has written to the European Commission, Parliament and Council to explain the underwhelming progress of its DLT Pilot Regime. The project...

Regulatory complexity to force more managers to outsource

Fund managers are set to make greater use of third-party service providers to cope with an increasingly complex regulatory environment, suggests research. A study commissioned...

Euroclear acquires stake in blockchain platform Iznes

Post-trade group Euroclear has further bolstered its blockchain capabilities after acquiring a stake in the pan-European, blockchain-based funds distribution platform Iznes. The transaction, for which...

Mount Street names global COO

Serenity Morley has been named as global chief operating officer for credit asset manager Mount Street. Morley will be responsible for “ensuring continuity and cohesion”...

Northern Trust expands client services team

Asset servicer has appointed Gary Paulin as head of international enterprise client solutions. Paulin will be based on London for the newly-created position intended to...

Universal wins ManCo mandate for Swedish fund

Sweden-based fund manager Carnegie Fonder has appointed Swiss firm Universal Investment as the management company (ManCo) for its Sicav portfolio. The Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits fund range...

Waystone gets FCA approval for LTAF

UK-based specialist fund services provider Waystone has secured approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its private market, long-term assets fund (LTAF). The...

Why the funds industry is so bad at creating a utility

A central utility to help standardise operations and speed up data processing in cross-border European funds has largely alluded the industry for many years....

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